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ASH Daily news for 04 February 2015

HEADLINES Electronic cigarette use dips in England Lincolnshire: Boston haul of illegal cigarettes ‘biggest of its kind’ Wales: Hospitals considering on-the-spot fines for smokers Canada: Films can spark smoking in youth India: Tobacco sellers aggressively marketing products at sale points Parliamentary Business Electronic cigarette use dips in England According to data from the Smoking in […]

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ASH Daily news for 03 February 2015

HEADLINES Lung disease sufferer inspires smokefree campaign Do low-tar cigarettes put women more at risk of aggressive lung cancer? Plain tobacco packaging: NI to be included in UK-wide legislation Smoke gets in your genes: Further dangers of smoking while pregnant revealed Outdoor smoke-free zones under consideration in Stoke-on-Trent USA: California bill could raise smoking age […]

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ASH Daily news for 02 February 2015

HEADLINES Bristol trials smoke-free zones in two public squares Cigarette and chewing gum companies urged to help with national spring clean Pubs and cafés ‘stubbing out pavement smoking’ Ireland: E-cigarettes could be banned in bars under new law IRA smugglers behind Aussie cigarette racket Australia: Liberals gain $70,000 from tobacco firms Bristol trials smoke-free zones […]

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ASH Daily news for 30 January 2015

HEADLINES Retail press asks readers to contact their MP over standard packs Wales: Standardised cigarette packets will be introduced, Health Minister confirms Birmingham: A million cigarettes seized by customs in crackdown Philip Morris reveals new plain look for Marlboro US: Reynolds American, Lorillard shareholders agree merger Australia: 5 Seconds Of Summer guitarist lights up a […]

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ASH Daily news for 29 January 2015

HEADLINES Smoking is the main cause of increased risk of heart attack in people with HIV Bristol: Young people protest outside Imperial Tobacco meeting Glasgow: Campaign to cut smoking Birmingham: One million illicit cigarettes seized in raids India: Drop in cancer cases caused by tobacco Parliamentary Questions Smoking is the main cause of increased risk […]

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ASH Daily news for 28 January 2015

HEADLINES Vouchers ‘boost quit rates’ in pregnant smokers 100 Tory MPs to fight plain packaging on cigarettes Worst youth smoking areas revealed We’ll let smokers light up in pubs again, says Ukip Warrington: Culture secretary admits e-cigs concern and asks if Wolfie’s ‘pulling his weight’ US: Surgeon general: ‘Desperate need of clarity’ on e-cigarettes California: […]

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ASH Daily news for 27 January 2015

HEADLINES Imperial Tobacco threatens court action over standardised packaging Welsh Minister warns of NHS stress from smoking and drinking Tobacco company Philip Morris to roll out anti-illegal tobacco campaign Smoking may increase risks for patients being treated for prostate cancer Anti-smoking and “McRib” billboards in case of unfortunate juxtaposition Imperial Tobacco threatens court action over […]

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ASH Daily news for 26 January 2015

HEADLINES Charities delight at standardised tobacco packaging announcement Warning that ‘plain packaging’ will boost tobacco black market Ukip’s official health spokesperson: “I absolutely love the smoking ban Sheffield: Sports teams back anti-smoking scheme with free tickets offer Warrington: Wolves’ second U-turn on e-cigarettes Imperial Tobacco launches caffeinated mouth strips Derby: E-cigarette blamed for illness of […]

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ASH Daily news for 23 January 2015

HEADLINES ‘Delight’ at plain packaging vote for MPs Plain cigarette packaging: pro-smoking groups and Ukip condemn move MPs courted by tobacco firms criticise move towards plain packaging Burnham praises Hunt for cigarette packaging plans Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests Sark tobacco sale age limit rises to 18 […]

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ASH Daily news for 22 January 2015

HEADLINES UK to introduce standardised cigarette packaging before next election Parliamentary News: Legislation for standardised packaging Ban on smoking in cars with children from October 1 Northern Ireland: Gallaher cigarette factory owner rejects union proposal to save 500 jobs US: Attorney General wants to raise Washington smoking age to 21 Standardised Packaging: how twitter reacted […]

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ASH Daily news for 21 January 2015

HEADLINES Ann McKechin MP: Parliament deserves a vote on plain packaging before the election Lincolnshire: Alcohol licence revoked for raided Lincoln shop selling illegal cigarettes Nottingham: smoking in hospital sites will be fined Bangladesh: Tobacco farmers demonstrated for alternative crops instead of tobacco farming Germany: Smokers could face ‘smoking timetable’ on their own balcony U.S: […]

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ASH Daily News for 20 January 2015

HEADLINES Higher cot death risk around smokers, report finds Let’s quit together: health kicks are easier if your partner signs up too Cigar smoking makes Tom and Jerry the most complained about children’s TV show of the last decade Imperial Tobacco launches display resources for retailers US: San Francisco launches electronic cigarette public education campaign […]

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ASH Daily news for 19 January 2015

HEADLINES Plain tobacco pack regulation plans squeezed by general election London: Smoking ban for mental health patients in Islington’s high-security wards Birmingham: Tipton hero tells of saving neighbour from bungalow blaze Ireland: €120m boom for cigarette smugglers GSK’s nicotine patches and gum feel the heat from e-cigarettes South Korea: Cigarette imports drop 14.4% amid surge […]

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ASH Daily news for 16 January 2015

HEADLINES Scotland: NHS Lothian bans smoking inside cars in hospital grounds Enfield launches new stop smoking campaign Coventry: ‘Our overall vision is of a smoke-free future for the city’, letter Letter: Plain packs delay IARC: Most types of cancer not due to “bad luck” Comment: Facts point to the success of plain packaging Italy: Film […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 January 2015

HEADLINES Labour pledges to protect children from ‘harm caused by alcohol, sugar and smoke’ Ireland: Warning over pregnant smokers New study: Don’t think about sex if you want to quit smoking Manchester: Criminal gang caught with huge quantities of illegal cigarettes and rolling tobacco brought to justice Kent: Electronic cigarettes warning follows fires in Teynham […]

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